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. there may not be that much that can stop them. joining us now is rick pluta, capital bureau chief for michigan public radio network. mr. pluta, thank you for being here tonight. >> my pleasure. >> what changed that governor snyder said he was opposed to doing right to work in michigan, moved to on to the agenda and passed it so quickly? >> well, certainly one of the things was what you outlined was that the unions pushed a very expansive union rights bargaining rights ballot proposal that also would have repealed or threatened a lot of laws that he and other republicans supported. but, yeah, and once it was over, you know, the governor said they'd overreached and really said that right to work might be kind of a comeuppance, regardless of what his wishes are. and he did hold it at arm's length for really a couple of years in order to focus on other things. he said now a lot of those other things have been taken care of and it was time. but there was a lot of push behind the scenes. a lot of big money put behind encouraging both state lawmakers and getting the public behind a right
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